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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.



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Russ
0 #939 wed thur friRuss 2018-06-20 07:18
We have some solid 6ft swell at around 15 secs on the sets this morning
Angle is all wrong for the open faced beaches but there could be something happening down south
Hardly any offshore this morning but it looks ok considering
Looks like a late land breeze may just sneak in around 08h00
The only boner is we are bang on neaps this today
Mid morning high. A moderate onshore due later this arvo
My call would be to head down around 09h30

High – 08h45
Low – 15h00

Slight drop in swell and wave period for Thursday
Cross offshore swinging to a moderate to fresh onshore around mid to late morning
It’s a race between wind and tide once again
Onshore doesn’t last though as another southerly moves up the coast for Friday

High – 10h05
Low – 04h00 / 16h20

SW due to pop and early one on Friday
Expect mixed conditions
Best wait for wind and tide to settle in then take a look at the more protected spots for a session

High – 05h25 / 17h40
Low – 11h35


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean

Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #938 mon tues wedRuss 2018-06-18 06:57
We have a few solid 5ft sets at around 13-15secs running through this morning
Its selective at most of the open face beaches
Could be something on down south
Nice offshore swinging to a moderate southerly later
Tide is draining so definitely worth a sniff somewhere for a session

We move into neaps this week

High – 06h45 / 19h25
Low – 13h00

Looks like a carbon copy for Tuesday
Maybe even better than Monday
4-5ft at 15secs offshore swinging light southerly later

High – 07h40
Low – 13h55

If the offshore gets into then Wednesday is another cracker morning
4-5ft at 15secs once again
But it’s the morning shif and the devil wind is back in the arvo

High – 08h45
Low – 15h00

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #937 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2018-06-15 07:02
Offshore is fresh but its dead pan flat this morning
Its due to drop even more it picks up late arvo on the pushing tide
Light to moderate southerly due later

High – 04h40 / 17h00
Low – 10h45

Nice fresh offshore due early Saturday morning
More swell at around 3-4ft which a bonus
Its still a bit deep early but should improve as it drains
Grab what you can in the morning. The southerly is due to bust a nut in the arvo

High – 05h15 / 17h45
Low – 11h30

The race is on between wind and tide early Sunday
Still some swell around but grab what you can before the NE canes it around mid morning
Its braai time and a few cold slurpies after that

High – 06h00 / 18h30
Low – 12h15


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #936 wed thur friRuss 2018-06-13 06:52
Good offshore and a nice 13-14sec pulse from the south
However is manky from yesterdays onshore
Light winds for the day so it will hopefully improve when the tide moves in around 10am

Bang on Springs

Low – 09h25
High – 15h35

Similar conditions for Thursday except a drop in swell and wave period
Should be a few fun peaks here and there

Low – 10h05
High – 16h15

And the same for Friday
A burp and a fart of a southerly later in the arvo

Low – 10h45
High – 17h00

Right now Saturday is looking peachy

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #935 mon tues wedRuss 2018-06-11 07:02
Its magic Monday
Offshore with a few nice clean 4-5ft at 14secs
Wind stay light all morning before a moderate onshore puts a wobble in it this arvo
Coast is sure to have waves

Low – 08h00
High – 14h05

Overnight offshore needs to get into early to clean up the onshore buckle
Swell may have a bit of warp in it early but may iron itself out as the tide drains
Not sure if the coast would be the call but then who knows these days
Another moderate onshore on the cards for later in the day

Low – 08h40
High – 14h50

A good offshore early Wednesday morning
A healthy 4ft at 14secs
Light winds all day / waves all day

Low – 09h25
High – 15h25


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #934 fris sat sunRuss 2018-06-08 06:59
Conditions are warm this morning and that means no offshore
And it’s showing on the canvas out there
It’s a buckled mess. Not really worth get excited about
So not the peachy day I predicted on Wednesday so I do apologise. Can’t get it right all the time
We still have a moderate southerly on it which fade as the day moves forward
May be something later as the tide settles in

Low – 05h30 / 17h25
High – 11g15

Saturday is looking better
Cross offshore to clean up conditions
3-4ft and fun
Light onshore predicted later so waves all day

Low – 06h20 / 18h30
High – 12h25

Small on Sunday but there should be a few fun waves here and there
Get onto it first light as there is a southerly racing up the coastline which is due visit by mid morning

Low – 07h15
High – 13h20

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #933 wed thurRuss 2018-06-06 06:55
I could hear that offshore being sucked into the barrel last night.
All I could dream about were crispy clean lines for the morning. I got so excited I nearly wet my pants

And I was right. An instant early morning chubby
Offshore, 3-4ft crisp and clean
The only thing making things limp is we are bang on an early morning neap high tide
But it can only improve as it drains.
Should be waves at most spots. Get onto it as the NE peppers us around the latter part of the morning
Kiters get ready. She should have enough blow in her cheeks to get you blokes up

Bang on neaps

High – 08h20
Low – 14h35

We need that offshore to get into it early for Thursday otherwise expect leftover onshore porridge
The offshore has been kind so I have a feeling there should be some waves on offer
Another moderate onshore due to the day so grab what you can early

High – 09h45
Low – 16h00

Looks like a nice power offshore due on Friday. Probably a good day to go sniff somewhere for a few different waves
We have a short southerly pop around mid to late morning which I don’t think will do too much damage
Looks like waves for most of the day

High – 11h15
Low – 05h10 / 17h25


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #932 mon tues wedRuss 2018-06-04 06:52
Some good fun waves had over the weekend
That pulse came in on Saturday pushing through a few solid sets. A few that I wore on the head

SW bust yesterdays and has continued to push through the night into this morning
Not too much on offer at any of the local spots or points
Try the more protected breaks for today

We move into neaps

High – 06h37
Low – 12h50

We are going to get waves on Tuesday if the offshore gets into it early
4-5ft at 12secs which is pretty decent
The only negative is the early morning neap high but if there’s a bit of swell then there should be waves
Light southerly later in the morning swinging light onshore in the arvo
So waves all day

High – 07h30
Low – 13h35

Offshore needed to clean it up for Wednesday which I’m sure there will be. Cross offshore predicted which means its going to swing moderate to fresh NE early
We should have at least most part of the morning to get onto something before it gets toasted
Its rotten poo cruddy moosh after that
We can make way and give the poor frothing kiters a go

High – 08h20
Low – 14h35

Next call for decent waves will be Friday

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #931 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2018-06-01 06:29
Conditions are crackalacking
Offshore clean and lined up
Its not big a bit deep but its draining and will only improve
Light variable winds all day

High – 05h00 / 17h20
Low – 10h40

Get onto it early as the tide drains
Offshore and clean once again
Slightly bigger at around 4ft
A decent wave period is due but doesn’t last
Grab what you can early.
The devil wind start to nibble away around mid morning before it takes a bit old chomp by midday


High – 05h30 / 17h55
Low – 10h40

We can only hope that the NE backed off early on Saturday night and the offshore gets in early to sweep things clean
Could be a few nice waves on offer if it does otherwise expect leftover onshore wobble
Take a look around mid morning
Southerly swings in around the latter part of Sunday morning


High – 06h00 / 18h30
Low – 12h15



Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #930 wed thur friRuss 2018-05-30 06:56
Conditions a peachy with a nice crispy morning offshore and a few 3-4ft peaks out back
There is still a bit of tide in it but this should improve as its drains
I think there should be waves for most of the morning before the onshore nibbles away at it later

Low – 10h10
High – 16h15

What can I say for Thursday but waves all day


Low – 10h40
High – 04h25 / 16h50

And what can I say for Friday but waves all day

Low – 11h10
High – 05h00 / 17h20


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #929 mon tues wedRuss 2018-05-28 07:00
Its pretty lame out there this morning after yesterdays onshore
No good news for the rest of the day or tomorrow
Moderate to fresh onshore all day

Bang on spring

Low – 09h05
High – 15h15

Wind swings southerly for Tuesday
Mixed bag of easterly against westerly. Bad combination
Expect it to be pretty unsettled for the day

Low – 09h40
High – 15h45

There is hope for wave son Wednesday as a nice offshore cleans up the southerly wobble
3—4ft at 11secs on a draining tide
Grab what you can in the AM as the onshore bites away at it later

Low – 10h10
High – 16h15

Thursday and Friday and looking promising

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Bes safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #928 fri sat sunRuss 2018-05-25 07:10
We have a southerly passing by. It’s a one day southerly so it’s either going to pick up steam or swing right by
We will have to wait and see.
4ft and ruffled at all the open faced beaches and some of the points
Best take a look at the more protected spots

Low – 07h15
High – 13h20

Saturday is looking yummy
Offshore, 3-4ft at 14sec clean and lined up
Looks like a good call to go sniff somewhere
I think most spots including all the local breaks will have waves
Light southerly later. Waves all day

Low –08h00
High – 14h05

It’s another peachy morning for Sunday but that’s what it is, the morning
Onshore gets into it in the arvo
So get on it

Low – 08h35
High – 14h40

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #927 wed thur friRuss 2018-05-23 06:45
Low – 04h50 / 17h15
High – 11h00

Should be a few selective ones here and there for Thursday if the offshore gets into it
3ft with a nice 16 to 17sec wave period
Light southerly all day.

Low – 06h15 / 18h30
High – 12h25

Wave period is still healthy on Friday morning
Nice crispy offshore but get onto it early
The southerly is due to pop a vein early


Low – 07h15
High – 13h20


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
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